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Reserve Grid Space
Reserve Grid Space

Now for Hawaii Solar Programs in 2018 ‘Controllable Customer Grid Supply’ CGS+ and ‘Smart Export’

Update: Grid Supply does not end Saturday
Update: Grid Supply does not end Saturday

Public Utilities Commission Overturns Hawaiian Electric Companies Grid Supply Decision Updated Saturday 21 October 2017 In a Decision and Order issued today, the Hawai‘i Public Utilities Commi…

Maui Electric Rates Are Going Up 9%, Great Time to Go Solar
Maui Electric Rates Are Going Up 9%, Great Time to Go Solar

This is a great time to consider going solar. Maui Electric has proposed a 9.3% increase in base electricity rates, equivalent to increased revenues of $30 million, to help pay for operat…

Meanwhile on Kauai, a sea of solar energy
Meanwhile on Kauai, a sea of solar energy

In this article, Joti Mangat, Marketing Director for Rising Sun Solar LLC, shares his thoughts on the launch of the new solar facility on Kauai. Yesterday, I was lucky enough to be invited by Tesla…

Update: Get $1,000 off your home solar system until Monday 3/13/17
Update: Get $1,000 off your home solar system until Monday 3/13/17

Sign-up period extended from Friday 10th March to Monday 13th March 2017 Because of popular demand, we are extending the offer to receive a $1,000 discount on any new solar system from Friday 10 Ma…

Get $1,000 off your home solar system, sign by Friday 3/10/17
Get $1,000 off your home solar system, sign by Friday 3/10/17

Rising Sun is offering a little aloha to all people who are still considering a home solar proposal and have not yet signed. If you sign a contract before 5pm this Friday (3/10/17), you will rece…

Aloha of Solar Showcases Solar Panels and Tesla Powerwall
Aloha of Solar Showcases Solar Panels and Tesla Powerwall

Maui-based solar panel installer Rising Sun Solar welcomed about 100 guests to its Aloha of Solar event at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Kahului, last Thursday 2 March 2017. The question on …

Tesla Powerwall Giveaway Winners
Tesla Powerwall Giveaway Winners

We are thrilled to announce the two winners of the Rising Sun Tesla Powerwall Give-away. Maui Winner: Melia Palmeira, Pukalani, MauiOahu Winner: Annika Bauer, Pupukea, Oahu Congratulations and w…

Explaining Solar and Storage
Explaining Solar and Storage

Rising Sun’s very own Mitch Sanders explains solar + storage with Tesla and Sunrun. Thanks again to Ian Walsh and his ‘Ohana! Maui is #sponsoredbythesun! Want solar on your home? We can pr…

Maui’s first self-supply project
Maui’s first self-supply project

Haiku, Hawaii: Rising Sun Solar has installed the first Self Supply home battery system on Maui. Rising Sun installed the system for Mrs. Kitty Walsh, mother of celebrity Maui-based surfer, Ian Walsh,…

The Rising Sun Solar Home
The Rising Sun Solar Home

Check out this stunning feature in Green Magazine Hawaii of the Rising Sun Solar home, developed by Rising Sun’s Brad Albert in Ha’iku, Maui “Passive and active solar design, sustainable mate…

Green Golf Luau at Maui Country Club
Green Golf Luau at Maui Country Club

On February 26, 2015, the Maui Country Club and Rising Sun Solar hosted a “Green Golf” blessing and luau for its members and invited guests. The blessing was led by Kainoa Horcajo and comm…

Rising Sun Wins SunPower 2014 “Commercial Regional Dealer of the Year” Award
Rising Sun Wins SunPower 2014 “Commercial Regional Dealer of the Year” Award

Rising Sun Solar + Electric has received the SunPower “Commercial Regional Dealer of the Year” award for its outstanding performance in 2014. We are honored to receive the 2014 ‘Com…

Team Rising Sun at the Hawaii canoe state championship races
Team Rising Sun at the Hawaii canoe state championship races

Good luck to all the racers today at the State Championship Canoe Regatta at Keʻehi Lagoon in Oʻahu. Stop by and wish us luck for his race at the Ocean Paddler TV tent and get some RSS gear! Wa…

Rising Sun among Pacific Business New’s Fastest 50, again
Rising Sun among Pacific Business New’s Fastest 50, again

Revenue growth 2011-2013: 86.11 percent How our company was able to grow over the past two years: The growth of Rising Sun Solar is due to passion for our trade, innovation in our industry, and the…

Rising Sun Awarded “SunPower Commercial National Dealer” of the Year 2013
Rising Sun Awarded “SunPower Commercial National Dealer” of the Year 2013

We received this national honor in part due to installing 100% of our commercial systems with SunPower panels and our volume of projects installed. We have shown a level of quality and commitment to e…